Entries by Toli

Most common immigration rule mistakes of EU citizens

1. Expired passports and permanent residency permits Permanent residency permit of EU citizens in Czech republic is valid for 10 years. That’s a long time and it might be easy to forget to review. However, if you wish to maintain your permanent residency permit, you should apply for an extension before it expires. Currently, we […]

The real purpose of stay VS cheating the Czech immigration system

Some third-country nationalities hope to receive EU residency permits as an investment or as convenience even if they really don’t want to live in the Czech Republic. What they don’t realize is that the system is designed to detect those who have ulterior motives. So here are the most common situations. This is the person […]

Visiting the hospitals with Czech commercial health insurance for foreigners

If you have comprehensive health insurance for foreigners , We highly recommend that you visit hospitals Which have a contract with your insurance company . The Fakultní nemocnice Královské Vinohrady hospital has the best reputation in the Czech Republic; they have all types of doctors including GPs. They have a separate department especially for the […]

Paternity leave for fathers in the Czech Republic

The exciting news is forthcoming and it will directly affect the modern day family unit in the Czech Republic. It looks like mothers will get more support from fathers and simultaneously fathers will have the chance to bond with their newborn. One study reveals that even minimal father involvement in early care increases the likelihood […]

Parental Leave Benefits and Maternal Bonuses

If you are pregnant or have a newborn, there’s good news on the horizon. Maternity support in the Czech Republic is about to get a serious adjustment, one that will make many mothers, and fathers, very happy.   By the year 2020, parental benefits are set to rise from 220,000 CZK to 300,000 CZK. That’s […]

The flu season has begun in the Czech Republic.

The number of respiratory diseases cases has already risen to epidemic proportions. There are 1,715 cases per 100,000 patients. Epidemic “status” is given at 1500 cases. Last Friday the country’s Chief Hygienist, Eva Gottvald, announced that in the past week, the number of patients rose almost one fifth. The highest mortality rate from the flu […]

Relationship statistics of different nationalities Prague Expats

Some people call it the “Czech Partner visa” or “relationship visa”, officially it is called the temporary residency for EU family member. At PragueExpats we have approved our 500th filing last week and have interesting statistics to share on the relationships between EU members and other nationalities. So, most common relationships between nationalities according to the […]

7 biggest and fatal mistakes of expats which shouldn’t happen

1. Registration with Czech foreign policy. Every expat (person with citizenship outside of Czech Republic) should register with foreign policy within 3 days of arrival and EU member expats within 30 days 2. Overstaying of US citizens in the EU before visa approval in the Czech embassy. Czech embassy may invite you for an interview serval […]